Need susgestion

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by lawncare4u, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. lawncare4u

    lawncare4u LawnSite Senior Member
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    Anyone have a susgestion on what to plant at the end of a sidewalk in zone 7shrubs or a small type tree>it is aprox. 40' from end of sidewalk to the front door!! :waving:
     
  2. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I think you should plant both.
     
  3. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I agree. Why not do both shrub AND a small tree or to. Sounds like you have the space for it.
     
  4. lawncare4u

    lawncare4u LawnSite Senior Member
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    I forgot to mention that the sidewalk will be outlinded with Evergreen Candytuft :waving:
    Only need 1 plant on each side of walkway
     
  5. TotalCareSolutions

    TotalCareSolutions LawnSite Senior Member
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    Crepe Myrtles make nice, ornamental, border trees.
     
  6. Guthrie&Co

    Guthrie&Co LawnSite Senior Member
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    a nice jap maple, or foster holly. common lilac, peegee hydrangea japanese virburnun, thuja orientlis. otto laurel

    2 jap maples would be nice on both sides of the side walk.
     
  7. sc8per_7

    sc8per_7 LawnSite Member
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    do you have a picture, need some visual, what type of look do you want??
    Good Day, God Bless. Art :waving:
     
  8. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I would not put any thing to pricey at the side walk if the dogs take a likening to it and urinate on it you can kiss it good bye. So i would go with a small trees
     
  9. Coffeecraver

    Coffeecraver LawnSite Senior Member
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    Syringa Lilac- Mrs Kim

    space at 6-8' away from the walk


    :)
     

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